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Thanks and that does make me feel better.  At least I can tell the other
parents that it really doesnıt matter.

Thanks again for everyoneıs support!

Melanie


On 9/13/11 5:38 PM, "Brandy bergenstock" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Yeah, we had a solid run of 9 year olds and one 14 yr old (brother) so our
> team was in Division 2.  We took first place in research and 4th overall :)
> Unless you have your eye on Nationals, I wouldn't stress about which division
> you're in.  The more experience a team has, the better they can be, and some
> D1 might have been in this longer.  You can't tell.  Plus,  there are several
> teams like ours where everyone, but one kid, is under 11 so you'll be in good
> company.
> Regards, 
> Brandy  
> 
> 
> 
> From: Michael Brown <[log in to unmask]>
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 13, 2011 4:37 PM
> Subject: Re: [VADCFLL-L] Competition Age Restrictions/Requirements
> 
> Last year we had one 12 year old and one 8 year old and did just fine.   Don't
> let the division thing mess you up or have a member drop out because of the
> division thing. 
> Mike
> On Sep 13, 2011 3:37 PM, "Phil Smith III" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> > Hm. Why do they *need* to compete in Division 1? I've seen plenty of Div1
>> > teams that outscored Div2 teams. And it's the journey, not the destination
>> > -- might be worth asking them, they could well surprise you. Just hate to
>> > see someone drop out for this reason. (And yeah, grade might make more
>> sense
>> > -- it'd be harder to verify, but hopefully we aren't that worried about
>> > "ringers").
>> > --
>> > Phil Smith III
>> > 
>> > Coach, The Capital Girls (retired)
>> > Team 1900 (2002)
>> > Team 2497 (2003)
>> > Team 2355 (2004)
>> > Team 1945 (2005)
>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: First Lego League in Virginia and DC
>> > [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Melanie Suddreth
>> > Sent: Tuesday, September 13, 2011 1:37 PM
>> > To: [log in to unmask]
>> > Subject: Re: [VADCFLL-L] Competition Age Restrictions/Requirements
>> > 
>> > It would be nice to see this rule apply to grade level instead of age.  I
>> > have a 12 year old dyslexic son in the 5th grade and will probably have to
>> > drop out so the rest of his peers (4th and 5th graders) can compete in
>> > Division 1. Just another hurdle kids with disabilities have to face!!
>> > 
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